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Christopher Guest mockumentary series with Chris O’Dowd coming to HBO

Christopher Guest mockumentary series with Chris O’Dowd coming to HBO

By | August 16, 2012 at 2:14 pm | No comments

Godfather of the mockumentary Christopher Guest has gotten the green light from HBO for a new series called Family Tree. Guest will serve as the director, and will co-write the series with his frequent collaborator Jim Piddock. The single-camera mockumentary, reports...

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Brody Stevens and Garfunkel & Oates land HBO digital series (Videos)

Brody Stevens and Garfunkel & Oates land HBO digital series (Videos)

By | August 7, 2012 at 4:04 pm | No comments

HBO's web-based service HBO Go has had hours and hours of comedy specials, as well as episodes of their own original comedy programs, archived and available to stream for subscribers since its launch in 2010. Now, they're rolling out some original digital comedies from the likes...

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Stephen Merchant lands pilot deal with HBO

Stephen Merchant lands pilot deal with HBO

By | July 24, 2012 at 1:08 pm | One comment

HBO has picked up Hello Ladies, a pilot from Stephen Merchant, co-creator with Ricky Gervais of the British The Office. The would star Merchant as an Englishman who has relocated to Los Angeles in hopes of joining the ranks of the rich, famous and beautiful. The problem,...

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LGBT group demands apology from George Lopez, Arizona sheriff also angry about jokes (Video)

LGBT group demands apology from George Lopez, Arizona sheriff also angry about jokes (Video)

By | July 16, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 8 comments

On George Lopez' newest special It's Not Me, It's You, which debuted live on HBO this past weekend, Lopez warns: “I'm gonna talk a lot of shit today.” And talk shit he did. And as a result, the veteran comedian upset some members of the LGBT community after a questionable...

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New George Lopez special ‘It’s Not Me, It’s You’ premieres live on July 14 (Videos)

New George Lopez special ‘It’s Not Me, It’s You’ premieres live on July 14 (Videos)

By | July 13, 2012 at 1:48 pm | No comments

George Lopez is returning to HBO with It's Not Me, It's You, his third live stand-up special on the network. The new set, filmed at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles (which Lopez has sold-out a record-breaking 24 times) features the comic, author and former late-night host...

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Seemingly dead Eastbound & Down will return to HBO for a fourth season!

Seemingly dead Eastbound & Down will return to HBO for a fourth season!

By | July 2, 2012 at 11:05 pm | 2 comments

Oh, hey. Remember all that talk months ago from Danny McBride about how he and Eastbound & Down co-creator Jody Hill wanted to go off and do other things instead of coming back to HBO for a fourth season? Well, forget you ever heard it. Eastbound & Down is coming back for a...

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Remember when Emma Stone offered to blow Louis C.K. on Lucky Louie? (Video)

Remember when Emma Stone offered to blow Louis C.K. on Lucky Louie? (Video)

By | June 25, 2012 at 5:06 pm | One comment

Before she became a comedy flick darling from her roles in Superbad, Zombieland, Friends With Benefits, Easy A, Crazy, Stupid, Love. and more-- not to mention earning some drama cred with her part in the Oscar-winning The Help, an 18-year-old Emma Stone popped up on Louis C.K.'s...

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Will there be a ‘Bored to Death’ movie?

Will there be a ‘Bored to Death’ movie?

By | June 15, 2012 at 11:07 am | No comments

Late at night, when I close my eyes I can still hear the sobbing of thousands of comedy nerds over the cancellation of HBO's critically acclaimed series Bored To Death. Last night, however, the wailing stopped, if but for a moment. I became curious as to why. The reason, I...

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HBO is developing a comedy series starring Catherine Keener

HBO is developing a comedy series starring Catherine Keener

By | May 23, 2012 at 11:04 am | No comments

Charlie Kaufman, the man behind such oddball dark comedies like Adaptation and Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind, is teaming up with his frequent muse Catherine Keener to develop a television series for HBO. The as-of-yet untitled show has been put on fast-track-development,...

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